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Monthly updates for November 2021

Nov 12

General availability: Citrix supports Virtual Apps and Desktop Service on Azure VMware Solution

NOW AVAILABLE

Citrix has announced official support for Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops on Azure VMware Solution. With this announcement you gain more choice and flexibility in the migration and modernization of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure to Azure.

  • Azure VMware Solution
  • Features
  • Services
Nov 11

Hardware-accelerated pools now in public preview for Apache Spark on Azure Synapse Analytics

IN PREVIEW

Speed up big data processing in Azure Synapse with hardware-accelerated Spark pools.

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Microsoft Ignite
Nov 10

General availability: Azure Archive rehydration priority update

NOW AVAILABLE

Reduce high-priority retrieval costs for Archive Storage by deferring the decision to rehydrate with high priority, then updating the priority while the operation is pending.

  • Storage Accounts
  • Archive Storage
  • Features
  • Services
  • Management
Nov 10

SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines: Multi subnet high availability generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Configure high availability and disaster recovery for SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines using multiple subnets that’s easier and natively supported by SQL Server.

  • SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines
  • Features
Nov 10

Azure SQL—Public preview updates for mid-November 2021

IN PREVIEW

Public preview enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL Managed Instance for mid-November 2021.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
Nov 10

Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Hyperscale (Citus) support for Citus 10.2 generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

The support of Citus 10.2 with PostgreSQL 14 is now included in Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Hyperscale (Citus), a managed service running the open-source Postgres database on Azure.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
  • Open Source
  • Services
  • Pricing & Offerings
Nov 10

Azure Security Center: General availability updates for October 2021

NOW AVAILABLE

New enhancements and updates released for general availability (GA) in Azure Security Center in October 2021.

  • Microsoft Defender for Cloud
  • Features
  • Services
  • Security
Nov 10

Azure Security Center: Public preview updates for October 2021

IN PREVIEW

Public preview enhancements and updates released for Azure Security Center in October 2021.

  • Microsoft Defender for Cloud
  • Features
  • Services
  • Security
Nov 10

Azure SQL—General availability updates for mid-November 2021 

NOW AVAILABLE

General availability enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL Managed Instance for mid-November 2021.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
Nov 10

Azure Cosmos DB: Names indexes for Cassandra API now in general availability

NOW AVAILABLE

Create and drop named indexes while defining a new index or on existing data using the Cassandra API within Azure Cosmos DB.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
Nov 10

Azure Cosmos DB: Glowroot support for Cassandra API in general availability

NOW AVAILABLE

Get better monitor application performance using Glowroot support for the Azure Cosmos DB Cassandra API.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
Nov 10

Azure Backup for Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Single Server: Long-term retention generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Backup supports long term data retention and improved compliance for your Single Server on Azure Database PostgreSQL, a managed service running the open source Postgres database on Azure.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
Nov 10

Azure Database for MySQL – Flexible Server: Terraform support is generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Generate automated configuration files used with Terraform to automate provisioning and configuration on your Flexible Server for Azure Database for MySQL.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Features
  • Open Source
  • Services
  • Pricing & Offerings
Nov 10

Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Hyperscale (Citus): PostgreSQL 14 support in general availability

NOW AVAILABLE

Create Hyperscale (Citus) server groups with PostgreSQL 14 (or PostgreSQL 11, PostgreSQL 12, and PostgreSQL 13) on Azure Database for PostgreSQL, a managed service running the open-source Postgres database.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
  • Open Source
  • Services
  • Pricing & Offerings
Nov 10

Application Insights auto-instrumentation for .NET6 App Services

NOW AVAILABLE

With the release of .NET 6.0, Application Insights is offering day-zero auto-instrumentation support for it on Azure App Services

  • App Service
  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
Nov 10

Azure App Service support for .Net 6 now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Deploy and scale .Net 6-based web apps on an enterprise-grade service

  • App Service
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
Nov 10

Azure Web PubSub service now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

WebSockets support enables loosely coupled, scalable, real-time messaging applications.

  • Azure Web PubSub
  • Features
Nov 10

Azure Database for MySQL - Flexible Server is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Use Flexible Server for a simplified developer experience with high availability options, predictable performance, and maximum control of your databases with more cost optimization controls.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Open Source
  • Services
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Microsoft Ignite
Nov 9

Public preview: Azure Bastion native client support

IN PREVIEW

Azure Bastion native client support brings you the ability to connect to target VMs from the command line and log in using their Azure Active Directory credentials.

  • Azure Bastion
  • Features
  • Security
Nov 9

Public preview: Azure Sphere expands SoC portfolio with NXP i.MX 93-CS family

IN PREVIEW

The versatility of the i.MX 93-CS and the secured Azure Sphere platform will make it easier and faster to bring IoT innovation to market.

  • Azure Sphere
  • Security

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